What you know as the Leventis Foundation Masters & MBA Scholarships is a collaborative program between The American College of Greece, Alba Graduate Business School, and the A.G. Leventis Foundation. This collaboration birthed the Leventis Foundation Masters & Mba Scholarships which Nigerians can now apply for.
Nigerians can apply for two fully financed (and one partial) scholarships to study in Greece under the program. For the academic year 2022-2023, the scholarship is for Masters’s and MBA courses.
About the A.G Leventis Foundation
The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a nonprofit organization committed to educating youths and farmers in contemporary and sustainable agricultural methods, as well as the prudent use of natural resources. The Foundation provides instruction to young people (both male and female) who want to have a solid career in farming or agribusiness.
The Foundation has provided agricultural training to youths and farmers throughout Nigeria, with five schools located in various agro-ecological zones. The Leventis Foundation and the relevant state governments co-fund the schools in the FCT, Osun, Kaduna, Kano, and Gombe states. All of the institutions provide instruction to young people (both male and female) who want to have a solid career in farming or agribusiness. The thorough one-year course exposes learners to a variety of agricultural fields and farm companies.
The Foundation’s goal is to produce generations of devoted young practical farmers in Nigeria who will be the driving force behind an agricultural revolution in their areas.
The A. G. Leventis Foundation’s mission generally revolves around the preservation of the natural environment, agricultural and technical education in West Africa, the awarding of scholarships, the restoration, preservation, and promotion of Hellenic civilization’s wealth in Greece, Cyprus, and elsewhere, as well as the promotion of social welfare activities.
About Alba Graduate Business School
ALBA was established in 1992 as a joint initiative of the Federation of Greek Industries, Greece’s leading Employers’ Union, and the Hellenic Management Association. The establishment of ALBA and its operations until the end of 1993 was funded by the European Commission and contributions from its Corporate Members.
Alba Graduate Business School (Alba) has always been committed to providing educational programs of the highest academic standards in Business Administration, as well as a solid framework of personal growth and social responsibility.
Continuous improvement of academic and administrative processes, people and faculty, corporate culture, and enthusiasm for excellence in education all contribute to a stimulating atmosphere for individuals who invest in ALBA Graduate Business School for their personal and professional growth.
Faculty members are involved in continuing cutting-edge research that generates new ideas, information, and applications that are then incorporated into teaching. The pursuit of world-class research is a critical component of ALBA’s institutional plan and one of the essential aspects of the resident faculty’s academic activity. Several journal papers, monographs, book chapters, and academic conference presentations have been written by the current resident faculty team.
About The American College of Greece
The American Institution of Greece was founded in 1875 in Smyrna, Asia Minor, by missionaries from Boston, Massachusetts. It is Europe’s oldest and biggest US-certified college or university.
The American College of Greece has been providing transformational education and developing a flourishing intellectual and cultural relationship between Greece and the United States for over 140 years.
Studying in this institution means becoming a part of a thriving student community where you may participate in extracurricular activities and meet other students who share your interests through clubs, groups, and organizations. Student life allows you to widen your horizons and collaborate for a shared goal while also growing your abilities, exploring new hobbies, and molding your soul alongside your body.
In terms of research, the institution seeks to strengthen analytical reasoning, collaborative project, independent and collective research, international and local relationships at all levels, and ultimately, the development of leadership qualities within an ethical and professional framework.
The American College of Greece has since assisted students and graduates in charting their professional paths to attain happy and gratifying professions. ACG students and graduates are consistently effectively placed in the Greek job market, and they already have a strong presence in over 1700 firms. Career Services foster long-term ties and cooperation between students and future companies.
Criteria for Eligibility for the Leventis Foundation Masters & MBA Scholarships 2022/2023
Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for this scholarship:
- Have Nigerian Citizenship
- Have a Bachelor’s degree in 1st or Upper 2nd Class (GPA 3.9 or higher)
- Have a strong knowledge of the English language
- MBA candidates must have at least three years of work experience.
Benefits of the Leventis Foundation Masters & MBA Scholarships 2022/2023
What are some of the benefits of the Leventis Foundation Masters & Mba Scholarships 2022/2023?
Two (2) full scholarships covering tuition costs (100%), housing (100%), and living expenses (250 Euro per month for 12 months) for the Alba MBA program in Athens, Greece, are available.
For the MSc in Finance program, one (1) partial scholarship covering tuition expenses (60 percent) is solely available. Accommodation and living expenses will be paid out of student funds.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should apply online and then submit their completed application hard copy package (with all official supplementary papers) by the deadline to:
Nigerian Leventis Foundation (No. 2 Leventis Close, Central Business District, FCT, P.O. Box 20351, Abuja)
The application deadline is April 4th, 2022.
Summary of the Leventis Foundation Masters & Mba Scholarships 2022/2023
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): A. G. Leventis Foundation, Alba Graduate Business School, and The American College of Greece
- Scholarship Type: Fully Funded/Partial Scholarships
- Host Institution(s): Alba Graduate Business School, Greece
- Scholarship Worth: Up to 100% Funding
- Number of Awards: 3 Scholarships Available
- Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters, MBA)
- Nationality: International Students, particularly Nigerians